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UPDATE--Names Released In Two Vehicle Crash with 1 fatality - Township of Bloomer

Post Date:04/24/2016 12:39 PM

Date and Time of Event:  04/23/16 at 9:46p.m.

Type of Event: Two vehicle crash with 1 fatality

Location of Event: Township of Bloomer STH 64 0.3 miles east of 102nd St

Persons Involved: 

Operator of 2007 Chev Suburban truck:  Chad A Sommer, Born in 1979,  Of Bloomer, WI                            
Operator of  2014 Chrysler Town & Country Van:  Derek J Thompson, Born in 1983, Of Bloomer, WI *Deceased*  
Passenger of  2014 Chrysler Town & Country Van:  Brittany J Thompson, Born in 1987, Of Bloomer, WI
Passenger of  2014 Chrysler Town & Country Van:  Sandra L Lowe, Born in 1966, Of Bloomer, WI
Passenger of  2014 Chrysler Town & Country Van:  Blaine R Seibel, Born in 1991, Of Minneapolis, MN
Passenger of  2014 Chrysler Town & Country Van:  Jessica L Kleinhans, Born in 1993, Of Menomonie, WI

Agencies Involved: Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Bloomer Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Chippewa County Coroner’s Office, Bloomer Fire, Bloomer Frist Responders, Bloomer Ambulance Service, Cornell Ambulance, Chippewa Falls EMS, Mayo 1 helicopter, and North Memorial Helicopter.

Details of Event: On the above date and time the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office took a report of to a of a 2 vehicle crash with injuries on STH 64 approximately 0.3 miles east of 102nd St. in the township of Bloomer. The vehicles were traveling in opposite directions and collided at some point.  One vehicle was occupied with 5 people. The operator of that vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The other 4 passengers were transported by ambulance to local hospitals with unknown injuries.  The operator of the other vehicle was the lone occupant of that vehicle and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with unknown injuries.  At this time the crash is ongoing by the Chippewa County Sheriff’s and Wisconsin State Patrol.  No photo's or names to be released at this time.  

Authority:      Chief Deputy Chad Holum

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